Gijón Airshow – 22 July 2018

One of the biggest and most popular airshows in Spain will be taking place in July. Gijón is the location and 22 July is the date for your diary. This year, the poster is an image of the P51 conjugated sculpture by Eduardo Chillida and represents an embrace between the sea and the sky. You can …

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‘Hugging’ Robberies on the Increase

Police across Spain are issuing repeated warnings that there has been in increase in the number of street robberies committed through the process known as ‘hugging’. Municipal police in Pamplona were the first to issue the reminders after an elderly victim reported how a young woman approached him, pretending to know him and, whilst giving him …

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Man Arrested for Attempted Child Abduction at Alicante Bonfires

A 51-year-old man, of Spanish nationality, has been arrested for allegedly trying to abduct a 10-year-old girl during the bonfires in Alicante, the National Police have reported. The events took place around midnight yesterday during the Hogueras fiesta, when the man, taking advantage of the fact that the city is celebrating the parties, told the …

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New Flights from Alicante to London City Airport

Budget airline Ryanair has announce a more direct service from Alicante form 2019, flying direct into London City airport. The airline will offer five links a week between Alicante and the city of London, supporting their current UK schedule with this new route. Currently, Ryanair flies to 42 cities across Europe from Alicante. More routes …

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The Red Arrows to Fly in Spanish Air Show

The RAF Red Arrows will be performing an air display in Spain, participating in the Menorca air show in September. The date for the diary is September 18, when the Red Arrows will take to the skies of the Spanish island, scheduled to appear (subject to many changes that may occur between now and on …

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Tourist Councillor Shuts Orihuela Information Office

Orihuela Costa´s Tourist Information Office was shut on Thursday, ahead of the first weekend of the official summer season, with a sign on the door explaining that it was due to lack of staff. Councillor for tourism, Sofía Álvarez, explained her decision, saying that she had complained to the mayor, and the Human Resources office …

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Tourist Councillor Shuts Orihuela Information Office

Orihuela Costa´s Tourist Information Office was shut on Thursday, ahead of the first weekend of the official summer season, with a sign on the door explaining that it was due to lack of staff. Councillor for tourism, Sofía Álvarez, explained her decision, saying that she had complained to the mayor, and the Human Resources office …

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Thousands of Fake Goods Seized in Benidorm and Altea

Ten people have been detained for crimes against intellectual property in joint actions carried out in Benidorm and Altea against sellers of fake branded goods. In total, 4,268 units of clothing, footwear, accessories and jewellery have been seized, with a proposed market value of about 260,000 euro. The investigation began after a number of complaints …

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Are the Shops Open this Sunday?

This weekend sees the start of the official summer period in Spain and so the agreed time when shops across the Valencia region are allowed to open on a Sunday once again. It was a sudden and shock decision in the spring that led to the shops having to close their doors on a Sunday, …

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